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Meaning and name origin

Livia \l(i)-via\ as a girl's name is of Latin origin, and the meaning of Livia is "olive". Usually used as a short form of Olivia. Historically, the olive tree represented peace and harmony. The name also derives from the ancient Roman family name Livius, which either derives from Latin "lividus" meaning "blue", or "liveo" meaning "envy". Titus Livius, also known as Livy, was a Roman historian. Literary: name of a character from "Finnegan's Wake".


Livia has 5 variant forms: Livija, Livvy, Livy, Livya and Lyvia.


Livia is a somewhat popular first name for females (#2752 out of 4276, Top 64%) but an uncommon surname or last name for all people (2000 U.S. Census).

Displayed below is the baby name popularity of the name Livia for girls. Livia reached its highest rank of #666 in the U.S. in 2014. (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Livia name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Livia outside U.S.

Displayed below is a comparison of the popularity of the girl name Livia and its variant forms. Popular variation forms ranked in the Top 1000/100 are Olivia (#2) and Livia (#666). (2014 statistics).

Top 1000 baby names ranking of Livia, Olivia in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Livia, Olivia outside U.S.

Similar Names

Livia is also pronounced similarly to Liva, Livie and Livvie. Other suggested similar baby names are Liba, Licia, Lidia, Ligia, Lilia, Lisia, Liv and Vivia. These names tend to be less commonly used than Livia.